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earplug

[eer-pluhg] /ˈɪərˌplʌg/
noun
1.
a plug of soft, pliable material inserted into the opening of the outer ear, especially to keep out water or noise.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; ear1 + plug
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British Dictionary definitions for ear plug

earplug

/ˈɪəˌplʌɡ/
noun
1.
a small piece of soft material, such as wax, placed in the ear to keep out noise or water
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Encyclopedia Article for ear plug

earplug

type of ear ornament usually inserted in pierced and distended earlobes and generally worn by traditional peoples. Earplugs were the direct forerunners of today's pierced earrings.

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